This page presents the geographical name data for House Creek in Antarctica, as supplied by the US military intelligence in electronic format, including the geographic coordinates and place name in various forms, latin, roman and native characters, and its location in its respective country's administrative division.
Feature Name (see definition): House Creek
Feature Class (see definition): Stream
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 17349
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 39' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 45' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.65
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.75
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1996
Description (see definition): Meltwater stream, 1,500 m long, heading at c. 350 m elevation on the NE side of Suess Glacier and flowing S along the base of the glacier to the NW corner of Lake Chad in Taylor Valley, Victoria Land. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1996 after Harold R. House, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) hydrologist, a member of the Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) field team during four summer seasons since 1993, who assisted in establishing stream gaging stations flowing into Lake Bonney and Lake Hoare.
Date Created (see definition): 09/22/1998
Date Edited (see definition): No data